Gluten Allergy: Causes, Symptoms and What You Need to Know

If you suffer from a gluten allergy or have celiac disease, you know what an inconvenient, and painful condition it can be. The rates of gluten allergy have risen sharply and people are looking to get a better understanding. Gluten as a topic has not gone away and probably won't for a while. It's been hard to open any magazine, website, or article…

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Stop Eating Gluten Immediately If You Have These Symptoms – You May Have Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. What happens is as follows: as soon as a patient with celiac disease consumes gluten, his/her immune system reacts by damaging the small intestine and causes various symptoms, including diarrhea, bloating, fatigue, and abdominal pain. Because the intestine becomes inflamed, it may also lose its ability to absorb nutrients…

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5 Little Known Health and Beauty Benefits of Buckwheat

Contrary to popular belief of buckwheat being a cereal grain, it is, in fact, a seed. However, it is used in food as an equivalent to cereals even though it contains no wheat. Yes, it is free of gluten! Also, it facilitates weight loss since it has much fewer calories than wheat or barley and higher fiber content. However, there is more to this…

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12 Bread Machine Hacks: What to do When Complex Recipes Fail

Bread machines can do amazing things, but some recipes like sourdough and gluten-free need some adjustments. Many bread machine owners are consistently surprised by the range and types of bread they can bake in their bread machine. However, there are times when even the best of us fail with recipes ranging from the simple to the complex. Here are some tips or "bread…

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